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News bulletins from India, circa 1946-1954

Title
News bulletins from India, circa 1946-1954.
Description
.4 cubic ft.
Abstract
Architect, city planner, engineer. Mayer (b. 1897) was appointed Planning Advisor to the Government of Uttar Pradesh, India, in 1947.
Finding Aid
Inventory is available in the Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library.
Summary
Mayer's news bulletins, with some related correspondence, 1946-1954, some undated, contain descriptions of his work on city planning, rural development, architectural, and engineering projects in India, particularly the rural development projects at Etawah and elsewhere in Uttar Pradesh. Also, Mayer's impressions of India, his colleagues, Jawaharal Nehru and other Indian government officials, Indian-American relations, and personal matters.
Restrictions
This collection is available for use by qualified readers by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please call (212) 854-4110 or email avery-drawings@libraries.columbia.edu.
Permission to publish must be obtained in writing from the Director, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, 1172 Amsterdam Ave., MC 0301, New York, NY 10027.
Cite As
Albert Mayer: News bulletins from India. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
Language
English
Format
Manuscript 220b7da73874e8efe883dbebc6ec25c80b694bcfcc142a0206f093b561bdde9c Manuscript/Archive
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